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Into the light: how lidar is replacing radar as the archaeologist’s map tool of choice

Colorado State University archaeologist Chris Fisher found out about lidar in 2009. He was surveying the ruins of Angamuco in west-central Mexico the traditional way, with a line of grad students and assistants walking carefully while looking at the ground for bits of ceramics, the remains of an …

Archaeology

Director Maya Forbes Unpacks Her Family Baggage in 'Infinitely Polar Bear'

A daughter/director's homage to a most difficult man.<p>After serving as a major creative force behind the fabled <i>Larry Sanders Show</i> in the 1990s and then writing the animated 2009 hit <i>Monsters vs. Aliens</i>, Maya Forbes had another story to tell—her own. Hailing from a mixed-race family with a Boston …

Best Dayhike Foods: Ideas To Make Your Day

<b>Have the freshest free hiking tips sent to you each month!</b><p>Dayhike <i>foods</i>? You're kidding, right?<p>Throw a few granola bars and a water bottle into a …

The Science of Eating

Do you know why you eat?<p>We eat because we are hungry. We eat for energy. You might know some of the reasons we crave certain foods, but most of our food decisions come from hidden forces.<p>In fact, food psychologist Dr. Brian Wansink has found that we make more than 200 food decisions each day but we …

North Dakota

Genetic Link Found Between Mental Illness & Creativity: Here Are The Details

A new study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience has discovered a genetic link between mental illness and creativity. The research was …

Oak Forest, Bald Hills, Redwood National Park, Humboldt County, CA, June 2015

Pentagon's YouTube war with Russia

After Russian jet buzzes U.S. warship, Defense Department posts video to sway public opinion.<p>The West’s simmering standoff with Russia has prompted the Pentagon to reach for a new weapon: YouTube.<p>Defense officials have concluded it’s no longer enough to lodge formal complaints when Russian bombers …

Military

6 Steps to Reenergizing Your Mind During the Workday | Inc.com

Sometimes you simply can't add another thought because your mind is so full. A moment of silence isn't only set aside for practices to show respect. A moment of silence can be a way to reenergize and refocus for mental healing. Many entrepreneurs have a mind full of mess rather than practicing …

Meditation

Archaeologists Decipher Name of ‘Ancient Astronaut’ Maya Tomb

MEXICO CITY — Researchers in Mexico say they have decoded the hieroglyphic name on the Palenque tomb of ancient Maya King Pakal, revealing it to read "The House of the Nine Sharpened Spears," more than 60 years after the crypt was discovered.<p>Mexican archaeologist Alberto Ruz Lhuillier discovered …

Archaeology

The Inside Story of Starbucks’s Race Together Campaign, No Foam

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has always tried to do right by his company, his customers & his country. So why did Race Together go so wrong?<p>Howard Schultz doesn’t have all the answers.<p>It’s early April, just five days after a police officer fatally shot Walter Scott, an unarmed black man, in South …

Achievement Gap

3 great barbecue sauces you can make this weekend

If you love outdoor cooking there's nothing like spending quality time over a hot grill, whether you're grilling steaks or chicken, or slow-cooking brisket or ribs. But often it's that signature touch — a thoughtfully honed sauce — that takes your creation to a whole new level.<p>And while you can …

My Dad, JFK, Was for Free Trade. Democrats Today Should Be Too.

Serving as the U.S. ambassador to Japan has given me a chance to experience first-hand how our country is perceived in Asia. It has been a deeply moving experience to see how much the American dream still matters from 7,000 miles away.<p>The people of this region are eager for American involvement of …

World Economy

Nuts May Reduce Risk Of Death From Multiple Causes, Study Finds

Like several before it, a new study finds that eating a modest amount of nuts every day might significantly reduce our risk of dying from a number of chronic diseases. And these include not only a reduced risk of mortality from heart disease, which has been the most-studied benefit of nuts, but …

Holistic Medicine

Meet the Islamic Fanatic Who Wants to Kill ISIS

In an exclusive interview, the leader of one of Libya’s most notorious Islamist militias says it’s time to take on the shock troops of the so-called …

Sean Hannity

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

Lawn Mowing

The Psychology of Simple

This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.<p>For a concept that we all understand, ‘simple’ is deceivingly difficult to pin down.<p>We may ‘know it when we see it’, but there’s more to what makes a product or website feel simple than just gut reaction.<p>In the words of Steve Jobs:<p>“Simple can be harder …

Behavioral Sciences

How much water should you drink? Research is changing what we know about our fluid needs

As British cyclist Alex Dowsett was preparing last winter for an assault on the one-hour time-trial world record, his sports science team was fretting over the details – like the optimal temperature at the velodrome in Manchester. Warm air lowers air resistance, but risks parching the cyclist, who …

Marathons

More Daily Habits Are Guaranteed Ways to Gain Weight

We thought fat was the enemy while companies pumped fat-free foods full of sugar and salt in its place. We shunned potatoes and pasta like one bite …

Meet Rebecca Dinerstein: the latest US literary sensation

At 21, native New Yorker Rebecca Dinerstein took off for the Arctic to seek inspiration. Now 27, her debut novel sparked a bidding war - and praise from Jonathan Safran Foer<p>"Some people are interested in riding motorcycles in South America and some people are interested in sheep and fog – I’m one …

China

Sacrificed humans found in ancient Chinese tombs from the Qijia Culture

Archaeologists from Northwest University, China, investigating the ancient Qijia culture have discovered evidence of human sacrifice in tombs in …

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12 Ways To Naturally Increase Serotonin So You Feel Happier

Genetics

Pros And Cons Of Solar Energy | Investopedia

With the growing threat of climate change due to the excessive release of carbon emissions, many nations are looking to clean energy alternatives to …

Leading Mexican Journalist Explains Why Everything You're Hearing About The Drug War Is Wrong

<i>Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic that's making headlines around the world. Today, we speak with investigative journalist Anabel Hernández.</i><p>As one of Mexico's leading investigative journalists, Anabel Hernández has dedicated the past decade to investigating her …

Mexico

Cabbage Soup Recipe - How To Go Slim In Just About 7 Days

Have you been struggling with weighty issues for a while now? If you are then you can try the cabbage soup diet. It is the latest fad diet and it …